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Pacific Northwest Tax School Launches OpenCampus, a New Online Learning Management System, which Enhances Delivery of Tax Education Programs to CPAs, EAs and RTRPs

January 31, 2013
Four years of design and development by a small team of dedicated tax professionals and software designers at Pacific Northwest Tax School have culminated in the release of OpenCampus an online learning management system (LMS) that delivers comprehensive educational courses and continuing education programs to tax professionals over the internet.

Nine Colleges & Universities Partner with Pacific Northwest Tax School to Deliver Online Tax Education Courses

September 16, 2011
Colleges nationwide are offering tax education courses to help an estimated 300,000 - 500,000 tax preparers pass a mandatory IRS competency test that begins this year.

A Smart Solution to a Taxing Problem Clark College Corporate & Continuing Education Partners with Pacific Northwest Tax School

July 22, 2011
The partnership will provide Clark College students with immediate access to Pacific Northwest Tax School's interactive online learning management system which features lecture video recordings, Q&A forums and customized student manuals.

Pacific Northwest Tax School Announces Release of IRS Exam Prep Series

April 26, 2011
A leader in online tax education programs, the School consistently achieves high pass-rates at state board exams with over 90% of graduating students passing state competency exams on their first attempt.

IRS Moves to Clean Up the Tax Return Preparation Industry - Pacific Northwest Tax School to Prepare Students for Mandated Exams

February 10, 2011
2011 is the beginning of a new era for the tax preparation industry as the IRS mandates registration, testing and tax compliance background checks on paid tax return preparers for the first time in history. Many paid preparer are worried they may not be able to pass IRS mandated competency exams which are scheduled to begin this summer.

Local Tax Service Welcomes IRS Move to Regulate Tax Preparers

January 21, 2011
New IRS rules require an estimated 900,000 to 1.2 million CPAs, Enrolled Agents and unenrolled tax preparers to register and undergo screening by IRS. While many tax preparers may be worried about the new IRS regulations, Pacific Northwest Tax Service is welcoming them, believing they will protect tax payers by weeding out incompetent and unethical preparers.

IRS Approved

IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider

Notice to Members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents: NAEA requires its members to obtain 30 hours of CPE each year. NAEA further requires the CPE be in compliance with IRS guidelines. As an IRS approved sponsor of CPE, our programs meet CPE standards set forth by NAEA.

NASBA

Approved National Registry of CPE Sponsor

NASBA Sponsor #109290


Pacific Northwest Tax School is registered with the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.learningmarket.org

California

California

Pacific Northwest Tax School's courses fulfill continuing education requirements for California CPAs and IRS EAs.

Notice to California CRTPs: We are not currently offering CTEC-approved courses due to recent changes in CTEC's requirements.
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OR Board of Tax Practitioners

Pacific Northwest Tax School is a licensed vocational school regulated by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission. Our CPE programs are approved by the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners.

TX State Board of Public Accountancy

Texas Sponsor #009794

The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy requires CPAs obtain CPE from a Board-approved sponsor. Pacific Northwest Tax School has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE programs.

NY State Board of Public Accountancy

Sponsor License #002479

The New York State Board for Public Accountancy requires CPAs obtain CPE from a Board-approved sponsor. Pacific Northwest Tax School has registered with the New York State Board for Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor.

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